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Government issues notice to TikTok, Helo; asks them to reply to queries or face ban

New Delhi: The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (Meity) has sought response from controversial social media apps TikTok and Helo on a set of questions, ranging from whether the apps are considering storing data within India and what measures they were taking to prevent users below age 18 from getting exposed to potentially dangerous content. […]

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UP BJP MLA enrols schools students as party members

Chandauli (Uttar Pradesh): Making a mockery of the BJP’s much-publicized membership drive, Sushil Singh, party MLA from this seat in Uttar Pradesh enrolled school students as party members. Sushil Singh, nephew of mafia don-turned-politician Brijesh Singh on Wednesday asked the students to fill in membership forms and made them wear saffron ‘angavastram’ with the BJP’s symbol […]

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Over 80 militant attacks on armed forces in less than 2 years

New Delhi: More than 80 terrorist attacks against Indian armed forces have taken place in less than two years despite strict security guidelines having been issued for defence installations across the country in the wake of the 2016 Pathankot attack. In order to counter incidents like the Pathankot attack, the Defence Ministry had in March 2017 […]

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‘Hanuman Chalisa’ recited on UP road to oppose ‘namaaz’ on streets

Hathras (Uttar Pradesh): Activists of religious group Hindu Yuva Vahini (HYV) have registered their opposition to offering ‘namaaz’ on the streets by reciting “Hanuman Chalisa” on the road in Uttar Pradesh’s Hathras. According to reports, a group of HYV activists sat outside a Hanuman temple in Sikandrarau area and recited the “Hanuman Chalisa” repeatedly for over […]

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BCCI invites application for coach’s job, Shastri & Co get auto entry

New Delhi:  The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Tuesday invited applications for the positions of head coach, batting coach, bowling coach, fielding coach, physio, strength and conditioning coach and administrative manager for the Indian team. Current head coach Ravi Shastri and his team will get an automatic entry into the recruitment […]